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Remembering Chhatrapati Shahu: Lessons for the Modi government during Covid-19 pandemic

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  Rahul Bansode At this hour, the entire world is facing the Covid-19 pandemic, which has brought everything to a standstill. The number of those infected with coronavirus across the globe has crossed almost 46 lakhs with over 3 lakh deaths. World’s most developed countries like USA, Britain, Spain, Italy and many more others have …

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Philosopher Beyond Caste: An Understanding of Ambedkar’s Idea of Environment and Nature

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Vidyasagar Introduction  The entire human civilization is passing through the most painful and catastrophic tragedy of the 21st century. The pandemic ‘COVID-19’ has spread across the world and millions of human beings are suffering for their survival. This global health crisis has compelled us to think about the future of human civilization. Competitive capitalism and …

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Foil Vedanta: Convict the Mining Firm for Gross Pollution in Zambia

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  Statement by Foil Vedanta 28th June 2017 British Mining Firm to Deny Culpability for Gross Pollution in Zambia  UK miner Vedanta Resources’ will try to prevent major pollution case being tried in UK in its appeal hearing on 4th/5th July in London. The hearing will be met with solidarity protests at the Royal Courts …

Atrocities

The caste cauldron of Maharashtra (Part II)

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(Report first published in November 2003) Continued from here. Violence against Dalits in Marathwada A Report by the Fact Finding Team comprising Dr. Anand Teltumbde, Akram Siddiqui, Subodh More, Hashim Mohamma November 2003 Committee for Protection of Democratic Rights (CPDR), Mumbai 2. Murti incident Murti is a relatively bigger village with a population of about …

Atrocities

The caste cauldron of Maharashtra (Part I)

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(Report first published in November 2003) Violence against Dalits in Marathwada A Report by the Fact Finding Team comprising Dr. Anand Teltumbde Akram Siddiqui Subodh More Hashim Mohamma November 2003 Committee for Protection of Democratic Rights (CPDR), Mumbai ~~~ Introduction In recent months a series of incidents of killings and violence against Dalits in Marathwada …

Atrocities

Brutal attack on Dalit settlement in Kizh Sathamangalam, Pondicherry

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An Appeal from the ADECOM Network  A dominant caste mob, from Melsathamangalam village,  launched a brutal attack on the Dalit settlement in Kizh Sathamangalam village of Pondicherry, India on January 1, 2012. Nearly 100 Dalits’ houses were attacked by 300 upper caste members using swords and other sharp and deadly weapons. Many Dalit houses were destroyed, properties like vehicles …